Cal Poly student giving a Housing TourCampus Housing Tours

Updated: January 19, 2017

Get an inside look at University Housing's Learning Community options in our 60-minute tour of campus residence halls and apartments. Cal Poly offers themed living environments where students with similar interests live and learn together; communities associated with each of the University's six colleges; and apartments, complete with full-sized kitchens, living rooms and weekly light housekeeping. Tours are led by Cal Poly student Housing Ambassadors.


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Housing Tour Schedule

Housing tours are held weekdays at 3 p.m., excluding academic holidays. Unless otherwise specified, tours depart from the Administration (Bldg. 1) flagpole and last approximately one hour. 

The Administration Building, (Bldg. 1) is located on the corner of Grand Avenue and North Perimeter Road.

March

  • Housing tours begin daily at 3 p.m.
  • No tours Friday, March 31 

April

  • Spring Break tour season
    Monday, April 3 through Thursday, April 6 
    Housing Spring Break tours begin daily at 2 p.m., following University Admissions Sessions for prospective and admitted students and families.
  • Cal Poly Open House Walking Tours
    Friday, April 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
    Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Meet in the hall lobby or apartment community center you wish to tour.
  • Cal Poly Open House Shuttle Tours to Campus Apartments
    Friday, April 7, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
    Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Shuttles pick up on Sequoia Lawn.
    Shuttles board at Santa Lucia Hall (Bldg. 106). Last shuttle boards at 3 p.m.
  • Spring Break tour season resumes
    Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14
    Housing Spring Break tours begin daily at 2 p.m., following University Admissions Sessions for prospective and admitted students and families.
     
  • Housing tours begin daily at 3 p.m. starting Monday, April 17.

 
May

  • Housing tours begin daily at 3 p.m. 
  • No tours Monday, May 29 

June

  • Housing tours begin daily at 3 p.m. 
 

Housing Ambassadors
Your tour will be led by a Cal Poly Student who has lived on campus.

Tour Map
This print-friendly campus map highlights campus housing and parking.

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